Amazing Underwater Museum Museo Atlantico

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Amazing Underwater Museum Museo Atlantico

Les premières sculptures de l’artiste britannique Jason deCaires Taylor ont été immergées à la fin de janvier, au large de l’île de Lanzarote, en Espagne. C’est le troisième musée de l’artiste, qui conçoit ses lieux d’art comme des récifs artificiels, refuges pour la faune et la flore. Le musée sous-marin ouvrira cet été et sera accessible aux plongeurs, aux sous-marins de poche et aux bateaux à fond de verre.
Museo Atlantico, premier musée en Europe au fond de l'océan

Museo Atlantico, the first underwater sculpture museum in Europe and the Atlantic, consists of 400 sculptures, all of which are the work of British artist Jason deCaires Taylor – known for creating similar installations in Mexico, the Bahamas, and most recently, the Thames. Like many of Taylor’s past works, the Museo Atlantico is intended to spark a conversation.
BBC - Travel - An eerie sight on the ocean floor

Jason deCaires Taylor (born 12 August 1974 in Dover, Kent county, United Kingdom) is a British sculptor and creator of the world’s first underwater sculpture park - the Molinere Underwater Sculpture Park - and underwater museum. He is best known for installing site-specific underwater sculptures which develop into artificial coral reefs integrating his skills as a sculptor, marine conservationist,underwater photographer and scuba diving instructor. His works in Grenada have been listed among the Top 25 Wonders of the World by National Geographic. His most ambitious projects to date are the creation of the world's largest underwater sculpture museum, MUSA (Museo Subacuático de Arte), situated off the coast between Cancun and Isla Mujeres, Mexico, and Ocean Atlas (2014), a 5-metre tall, 60-ton sculpture off the Bahamas. Taylor is currently based on the island of Lanzarote, Spain, working on a major new underwater museum for the Atlantic Ocean.
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